Wednesday, March 16, 2011


Though injustice thrives
The poor crushed by people with opportunities
the weak denied their strength
It wont last forever
tts just for a while

The day of reckoning comes
when the mute will learn to speak
The silent will regain their voice
They will break out of their comfort zones
Out of their cocoons
Out of their hiding places
Out of their timid faces

Demanding what belongs to them
Their God-ordained right of freedom
more like their birth right

They dust themselves
They wash their faces
take a bath
change their robes
wear nicely scented fragrance

They head in the path of redemption
Where they can exercise their capabilities
and explore possibilities
Till they are strong enough to sing the victory song


Anonymous said...

Interesting piece :)

BBB said...

Hope this reflects in naija this year by Gods grace

Anonymous said...

...Prophetic words applicable to person(s) whose hope is not lost...
Inspiring...keep up the good work.


Myne Whitman said...

Amen o, is what I can say. Great poem.

Jaycee said...

Very nice.

LD said...

Sounds like a prophecy. My first time here, but I am liking it already, especially this poem. I'll be visiting again :)

Tisha said...

i like
strength enough to speak...
freedom is what i dream off

I shake off constraints in Jesus name, amen

Simon said...

'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus' It is a a blessing to receive the precious gift of salvation and to claim the true riches in Jesus Christ. All we have to do is simply say 'Jesus, I invite you into my life. Be my Lord and Saviour'

NBB said...

Thanks for all the comments...
I pray we see this in Nigeria like @BBB said.

@LD you are always welcome here

The Corner Shop said...

A big resounding AMEN!!!! to this. Loving your blog!


NBB said...

@TheCornerShop thanks :)

CFAgbata said...

An absolute joy to read this captivating and soul stirring poem, the type of writing many can relate to and draw strength and inspiration from. Keep up the great work and don't lose touch from your artistic side for too long as people would be deprived from great poems such as these if you do so.

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